1940's hairstyle

I am having a 1940's theme birthday party this week and need your guys help with my hair. I know what types of styles they wore their hair in during this period, the trouble is I cannot find one single image of a curly haired girl wearing her hair in 1940's style! I do not think my hair will go into any of these sleek hairdos, at least not without straightening and then re-curling in a specific way! This sounds very painful and tedious (and likely to fall out!) so any suggestions of how to get my hair to look right/or any images of curly 1940's do's would be great!
I know where one is, and it's on misfitcurls avatar! Maybe she's got some tips.

Here's a video I saw lately: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2QyEWv4WDo She's not a curly but she actually says if you have straight hair to roll it first, lol. It does seem like you'd have to be able to get a comb through it, so maybe put it up damp?
This is the only thing I could find on google..
http://hairstyletwist.com/blog/2007/...40s-pin-curls/
It looks like they heat styled though...
I'm sure someone will find something better.
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very cute video! she recommended an equally cute make-up video as well. I had to watch that guy put on make-up like amy winehouse-I don't like her-she's creepy to me.
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i watched this as an idea
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkOHS...eature=related
but i ultimately ended up wrapping the hair around a bottle (small non aerosol hairspray bottle) and pinning it inside the rolls after carefully sliding the bottle out.
for the bangs i did the same thing (i dont have bangs) and then pinned them underneath.
you can either use a curling iron on the bottom or wrap it in a bun till it dries and then it will be mostly straight with a wave to it

here is also a clip for great pin-up/40s style make up
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neGIu...eature=related

if you have any questions i can try to make a video for you! feel free to also pm me
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overnight plop with a flour sack the strutt way
honey after leave-in
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I think you could walk around with words and stick people drawn on your face and still look supercute.
no make up

make up
HENNA HEAD
3B just past BSL in back (when curly)
CG since 3/08
HG's:biolage condtioning balm and kpak (both the generic value versions)
overnight plop with a flour sack the strutt way
honey after leave-in
satin sleep cap & shea butter for day 2 hair
USING:KCKT&KCCC(its my HG )
ALSO LOVE:jessicurl aloeba leave-in, rr, ccss

http://public.fotki.com/misfitcurls/
by: Riot Crrl!
I think you could walk around with words and stick people drawn on your face and still look supercute.
When I went through a 40s period in high school, I always frequented this site:

http://www.miss-vintage.com/

And here's some hair how-to's:

http://www.miss-vintage.com/features/hair.htm

And here's an old-school book on how to do the "latest styles" (from the 40s of course) called "How To Dress Your Own Hair"

http://beguiling.us/eljay/1944%20Pamphlet.pdf

HTH!
I just want to do what I want to do when I want to do it.
Thanx for all the links they are really great- Im really excited now!! Misfitcurls can I ask what type of product you used to help your hair stay in place gel or a hairspray? Your hair looks amazing there. I guess what I really need to do now is decide whether to straighten my hair or try and make it go wavy!
i hairsprayed because my hair was already dry. either should work though!
HENNA HEAD
3B just past BSL in back (when curly)
CG since 3/08
HG's:biolage condtioning balm and kpak (both the generic value versions)
overnight plop with a flour sack the strutt way
honey after leave-in
satin sleep cap & shea butter for day 2 hair
USING:KCKT&KCCC(its my HG )
ALSO LOVE:jessicurl aloeba leave-in, rr, ccss

http://public.fotki.com/misfitcurls/
by: Riot Crrl!
I think you could walk around with words and stick people drawn on your face and still look supercute.
I love Miss-Vintage!! I'm a frequent vistor. Another helpful video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rl3w6g1CGc
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It's amazing how much the makeup matters in achieving that 40's look.
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I thought so too. It's amazing how each era had it's share of pounds of makeup!! This is giving me ideas to actually dress up for Halloween this year!!! It's been a while since I have. How fun!
http://public.fotki.com/TLGuerrero/

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3B w/3A underneath

Medium texture
Average porosity

Crazy-picky hair; likes some oils and proteins, but not others, can tolerate some glycerin.

Current products-
Co-wash: Suave/Vo5/TJ Refresh
Rinse out & Leave in: Suave Tropical Coconut/Garnier Triple Nutrition
Gel: Herbal Essences Set Me Up/Aussie Tizz No Frizz
I like the explanation of how shoulder pads came about in order to balance the hair that was getting so big. It explains the 80s too.
Okay Im trying out my hair tonight ready for tomorrow and its very hard to do-I cant decide whether to use the method of leaving the rollers in my hair with the hair around it or trying to twist my hair a secure it with pins. Either way is very difficult because I have so much hair! I think I am going to have to straighten it.

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